Mombian.com May 3, 2012
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has just announced the publication of Transgender Family Law: A Guide to Effective Advocacy, “the first book to comprehensively address legal issues facing transgender people in the family law context and provide practitioners the tools to effectively represent transgender clients.”
Co-editor Jennifer Levi, director of GLAD’s Transgender Rights Project, called the book “a road map for transgender individuals and their attorneys to navigate the family court system in this evolving area of law.”
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She explained, “Some of the most heartbreaking stories I have heard in my career as an LGBT legal advocate involve transgender people in family courts. The rights of transgender people—as parents, spouses, and simply as human beings—are often trammeled in family court because of pervasive bias and misunderstanding. ”